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$2,100,000 158.54 acres
TBD Frying Pan Rd., Basalt, CO 81621 - Eagle County

158.54 acres Basalt, CO

Located just above Ruedi Reservoir and bordering National Forest on three sides of the property is this 158.54-acre parcel that feels like millions of acres! The possibilities for this property are endless and access is easy all year. Build your dream home with no limit on square feet and views of almost the entire reservoir, a guest house, and an accessory building. Run an outfitting company off the property because of its prime hunting location. Fly fish the Frying Pan. Ride your horses, four wheelers or snowmobiles to the top of Red Table Mesa directly from the property! Join the Aspen Yacht Club which is only steps away. Waterski, wakeboard, stand-up paddle board, bbq at the lake. Ice fish in the winter. This is every outdoorsman's drea
Mike Eaton Coldwell Banker Mason Morse-Willits
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$13,500,000 3,330 acres
Fairplay, CO 80440 - Park County

Middle Fork Ranch

The Middle Fork Ranch consists of approximately 3,330 deeded acres and 1,000 acres of BLM lease ground and is located near the town of Fairplay, Colorado, just 30 minutes south of Breckenridge, Colorado, and 2 hours west of Denver in Central Colorado.  The ranch is very well located and offers world class fishing, good carrying capacity for grazing, and unbelievable views.   The Middle Fork Ranch is a fly fishing paradise, a true Gold Medal fishery!  The Ranch is bounded on two sides by Highway 285 and  Colorado Highway 9  Roughly 7 miles of the South Platte River flows directly through the ranch, while Crooked Creek flows along the Northeast side of the Ranch. There are 2 adjudicated springs, as well as two man-made ponds, and the ranch ow
Dax Hayden Hayden Outdoors, LLC
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$19,900,000 15,445 acres
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 - Routt County

Williams Fork Mountain Ranch

| 15,445 total acres (13,395 deeded) | | Rare hunting & investment opportunity | | Elk, mule deer, & antelope | | Several ponds, springs, lakes, & creeks | | 10 minutes from commercial airport & 30 minutes from Steamboat Springs | A massive, wildlife-rich ranch situated within minutes of a world-class ski resort sounds like a nearly unbelievable find in the twenty-first century, but the Williams Fork Mountain Ranch, a short drive from fabulous Steamboat Springs, is no myth. This ranch, comprised of over 21 square miles of amazingly productive elk and deer habitat, is the real deal and is undeniably one of the finest remaining large wildlife properties in all of Colorado. For many years, wildlife biologists have identified the White River
Dave Harrigan and Hunter Harrigan Harrigan Land Company
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$5,950,000 2,204 acres
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 - Routt County

Woodchuck Mountain Ranch

Woodchuck Mountain Ranch offers the rare combination of exceptional hunting, a fishing stream, diverse landscape, and adjacency to a wilderness area, along with year-round access and 30-minute proximity to a major ski resort town. Comprised of 2,204 deeded acres, the ranch also holds the grazing lease on 880 acres of adjacent BLM lands bringing the total to 3,084 acres. The property is situated on Morrison Creek near the confluence with the Yampa River, and one mile of the stream flows through the middle of the ranch. East of the creek, the ranch shares three miles of boundary with the Sarvis Creek Wilderness and encompasses several drainages descending to the creek. The land on the west side of the creek is highlighted by a local landmark,
Brian Smith Hall and Hall
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$11,500,000 3,793 acres 15 Beds | 10 Baths
Rand, CO 80473 - Jackson County

Whistling Elk Ranch

[3,793 deeded acres adjoining National Forest] [6 lakes & 500+ irrigated acres] [Home, lodge, managers house, six cabins, barn, shop, indoor arena, horse park, & more] [Great fishing, hunting, equestrian, recreational, &/or guest ranch] [Three hours from Denver, one hour from Steamboat Springs] Colorado Recreational Ranch: Precious few Colorado ranches can boast of private elk, deer, moose and bear hunting on literally thousands of acres, plus five trophy trout ponds and lodging that is turn-key ready for guests, but Whistling Elk Ranch has them all. This exceptional North Park property near Rand includes 3793 deeded acres, making Whistling Elk Ranch a hunting and fishing resort with ample room to roam. Set in a mix of mature lodgepole p
Dave Harrigan and Hunter Harrigan Harrigan Land Company
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$55,000 39.55 acres
Hartsel, CO 80449 - Park County

Spinney Mountain Reservoir Overlook

Great building, or campsite site in the Ponderosa Pines with good southern exposure and amazing views to the west of the Continental Divide. Only minutes to Spinney Mountain Reservoir, Eleven Mile Reservoir and the Dream Stream on the South Platte River. Bring all your toys for exploring the Puma Hills in Pike National Forest just minutes to the north. 2 additional reservoirs in the area include Antero Reservoir and Tarryall Reservoir. A very quiet and private setting. mixed use residential, recreational, 40 acre property, bear, elk, mule deer moose, ATV trails, public land access, lake, Hartsel, CO 80449
Bobby Regester Mossy Oak Properties Colorado Mountain Realty
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$7,500,000 1,928 acres 4 Beds | 3 Baths
Kremmling, CO 80459 - Grand County

Matheson Ranch

- 1,928 deeded acres & 1,000 BLM leased acres - - One mile of fishing on Troublesome Creek - - Significant water rights in four ponds, a large reservoir, & 400+ irrigated acres - - Elk, mule deer, moose, & antelope - - Newer home, staff housing, barn, & outbuildings - The term legacy ranch is probably overused, but no one will argue that the Matheson Ranch near Kremmling, Colorado, fully qualifies for the term. Homesteaded in the 1880s while Colorado was still a territory, the Matheson Ranch has been held for five generations in the same family, and for good reason. Located in the heart of what many consider the states finest cattle country, the Matheson Ranch also holds extremely valuable water rights and access to some of the best hunti
Dave Harrigan and Hunter Harrigan Harrigan Land Company
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$4,700,000 176 acres
Kremmling, CO 80459 - Grand County

Old World Ranch

- 176 acre property within Grand River Ranch - 3,665 sq. ft. home & and Old World style barn - Two ponds, huge views, year-round creek, and backcountry yurt - Access to the Grand River Ranch owner amenities including: guest lodge/dining room, equestrian center, sporting clay range, jones reservoir fishing, and 1.5 miles of tailwater fishing on Muddy Creek - Year-round access minutes from Kremmling, Colorado Quality at every turn marks the 176-acre Old World Ranch, nestled in the heart of the exclusive 19,000-acre Grand River Ranch near Kremmling, Colorado. Its lodge-like 3665 square foot beveled log home is simply spectacular in its own right, but add in the amazing shared amenities of two fishing camps (including 1.5 miles of tailwater),
Dave Harrigan and Hunter Harrigan Harrigan Land Company
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$69,000 39.55 acres
835 Sulphur Mountain RD, Lake George, CO 80827 - Park County

High Chaparral Ranch

Great building, or campsite site up against the Ponderosa Pines. Only minutes to Spinney Mountain Reservoir, Eleven Mile Reservoir and the Dream Stream on the South Platte River. Bring all your toys for exploring the Puma Hills in Pike National Forest just minutes to the north. 2 additional reservoirs in the area include Antero Reservoir and Tarryall Reservoir. County maintained access, yet offers a very quiet and private setting. mixed use residential, recreational, 39 acre property, Lake George, CO 80827, Park County Colorado, ATV trails, public land access, equestrian trails, hiking trails.
Bobby Regester Mossy Oak Properties Colorado Mountain Realty
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$395,000 0.9 acres
176 South Vermillion Street, Lake George, CO 80827 - Park County

Sportsmans Paradise Retreat

Price reduced! Sportsmans Paradise Retreat Beautiful home in the most sought after private gated fishing community in Colorado. Named "Best Fly Fishery in Colorado" by Field & Steam magazine years ago and it is better now. Two miles of trophy trout South Platte River plus 10 miles of wilderness river fishing. There are also several lakes to catch trout that exceed 10 lbs. There is a 4 x 4 locked gate access to the one million acre Pike National Forest at 3 points and 1 foot access from the confines of the retreat. Year round caretaker and awesome people in the very friendly community. Abundant wildlife of mule deer, elk, turkey, duck, geese and other waterfowl. This is the only property on the market at this time in Sportsmans Paradise so i
Bob Regester Mossy Oak Properties Colorado Mountain Realty
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$15,950,000 30.45 acres 7 Beds | 6 Baths | 7550 sqft
300 Horseshoe Drive, Basalt, CO 81621 - Pitkin County

30.45 acres Basalt, CO

A unique property with ultimate seclusion and privacy. Huge panoramic mountain views throughout this working horse/cattle ranch. The main house is over 6800 sq. ft. with five bedrooms and six bathrooms and five-car garage. Includes a two-bedroom one-bath guest house, 9000 sq. ft. barn with 14 stalls and additional shop/garage space. Sopris Creek frontage including 1.8 CFS of senior water rights, five year round ponds bordering 2000 acres of open space. Only 20 minutes to Aspen and 10 minutes toAspen Valley Polo Club. A must see property.
Robert Starodoj Coldwell Banker Mason Morse
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$90,000 10 acres
Forest Service Road # 243T13, Florissant, CO 80816 - Park County

Pike Forest Inholding

Pike National Forest Inholding Super rare 10 plus cares completely surrounded by Pike National Forest. Located about 1.5 hours west of Colorado Springs. The totally hidden mountain property is mostly treed with ponderosa pines, Douglas fir and aspens. Nestled in the whispering pines above 11 Mile Canyon. Hike down 10 minutes to the South Platte River for freshwater fishing in some of the most spectacular scenery Colorado has to offer. Abundant wildlife of elk, mule deer, bear, turkey and small game. Pleny of equestrian trails, hiking trails, biking trails, and bird watching.
Bob Regester Mossy Oak Properties Colorado Mountain Realty
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$124,900 79.1 acres
Hartsel, CO 80449 - Park County

79 acre Lake View

This 79 acres offers potential for solar/wind power, grazing and only minutes to Spinney Mountain Reservoir, the South Platte River & Eleven Mile Reservoir. Partially finished earth ship with great views of Spinney Reservoir and the Sangre de Christo Mountain Range. mixed use residential, recreational, freshwater fishing, public land access, ATV trails, hiking trails, lake, 79 acre property, Hartsel, CO 80449
Bobby Regester Mossy Oak Properties Colorado Mountain Realty
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$46,000,000 4,850 acres 8 Beds | 10 Baths | 1 ½ Bath | 10000 sqft
46600 County Road 129, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 - Routt County

Big Creek Ranch

Big Creek Ranch is approximately 4,850 acres of pristine ranch land. This ranch checks off nearly every box a legacy ranch buyer has: prime big game hunting, outstanding fishing along Big Creek, public land boundary, smart improvements and close proximity to a major resort area. Over 80% of the boundary is shared with the Routt National Forest and the setting is nothing short of spectacular. Tucked in its own private valley, the house provides the ideal space for large family or corporate gatherings. The cold, high mountain and richly oxygenated waters of Big Creek flow through the ranch for over 6 miles; this is some of the best fishing you'll find in the Rocky Mountain west. Steamboat Springs, with its famous slopes, great dining and bout
Christy Belton Ranch and Resort Realty
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$19,500,000 4,231 acres
915 South Pearl Street, Carbondale, CO 81621 - Eagle County

Three Meadows Ranch

The 4,231-acre Three Meadows Ranch outside Carbondale CO, with its pristine, rolling meadows, lakes, and forests, is a scenic, recreational retreat property that has been been painstakingly assembled over many years by the current owner, resulting in one of the largest private holdings in the Roaring Fork Valley and by far the largest current offering on the market anywhere near Aspen. Sitting high above the valley floor, unobstructed views from this very private property range from dramatic fourteeners like Capitol Peak, to the dominant Mt. Sopris, to the numerous other snow-capped peaks of the Elk Range. Completely self-sustaining with off-the-grid power, a residential compound comprised of inviting cabins, bunkhouses, a barn with bunk lo
Mirr Ranch Group Mirr Ranch Group
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$100,000,000 19,493 acres 4 Beds | 4 Baths | 1 ½ Bath | 5441 sqft
1690 Derby Mesa Loop, Burns, CO 80426 - Eagle County

Colorado's Premier Legacy Ranch

Colorado's Premiere Legacy Ranch. Working cattle ranch of 19,493 deeded acres bisected by Colorado River. Over 175 cfs senior water rights. 3,200 irrigated acres including 1,200 ac by pivot irrigation. Extraordinary elk/deer hunting. Over 50k acres of BLM/Forest Service grazing permits adjoining Flattops Wilderness. Indescribably beautiful mountain vistas! Price includes livestock, equipment/machinery and seven (7) residences plus additional cabins. 1 1/4 hrs. from Vail and 45'from Eagle Airport
Brent Rimel ED SWINFORD Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate
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$55,000,000 28,484 acres 9 Beds | 10 Baths | 11000 sqft
Hayden, CO 81639 - Routt County

The Upper Ranch at Cross Mountain

The Upper Ranch at Cross Mountain offers the opportunity to own an alpine landscape located in the scenic and pristine Williams Fork River Valley. Situated on the north slopes of the Flat Tops Wilderness Area, the ranch encompasses 81,848 +/- total acres (28,484 deeded, 53,364 leased). With elevations ranging from 6,500 to 8,500 ft., the property borders and has access to hundreds of thousands of acres of public lands including National Forests, Bureau of Land Management, and Colorado State lands. Cross Mountain Ranch leases over 53,000 acres of these public lands for livestock operations and recreational purposes. The Upper Ranch borders the Routt National Forest for just under 19 miles providing unlimited opportunities to recreate and ex
Mirr Ranch Group Mirr Ranch Group
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$12,550,000 490 acres 6 Beds | 5 Baths | 1 ½ Bath
44285 RCR 129, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 - Routt County

Steamboat River Ranch

Steamboat River Ranch, a top quality horse property bordered by nearly 2 miles of the Elk River, is 490 acres of prime irrigated and grazing land. The ranch is a short, scenic drive from Steamboat Springs, Colorado via paved roads. With a substantial stretch of live water, access to the National Forest across the street, and luxury improvements, Steamboat River Ranch checks many of the boxes buyers have when looking for a quality property. Steamboat River Ranch is located 5 miles north of Steamboat along the Elk River. Bob Adams field, serving private aircraft owners and charter companies, is three miles south of the ranch. The regional airport, serviced by United, Delta, American and Alaska Airlines, is 20 miles west of the ranch. A
Christy Belton Ranch and Resort Realty
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$6,950,000 40 acres 4 Beds | 4 Baths | 5612 sqft
Edwards, CO 81632 - Eagle County

East Lake Creek Retreat

Nestled among the aspens along the East Lake Creek and overlooking White River National Forest, sits a perfect mountain retreat. East Lake Creek Retreat is a private haven with total seclusion from the rest of Eagle River Valley but only ten minutes from Edwards. As you cross the East Lake Creek from the main entrance, you wind through a blend of aspen glades and pine trees until the driveway opens up to the main house and adjoining pasture. The four bedroom main home was built in 2007 and reminiscent of homes in Santa Fe. Each room incorporates unique features, like the unobstructed panoramic views of the Holy Cross Wilderness from the living room and intricate tile work in the kitchen. Just outside your door sits a corral, a barn with adj
Mirr Ranch Group Mirr Ranch Group
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$8,900,000 414 acres 4 Beds | 5 Baths | 1 ½ Bath | 5582 sqft
18525 U.S. 40, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 - Routt County

414 acres Steamboat Springs, CO

With over one and a half miles of both sides of a meandering river, Meyers Yampa River Ranch is a convenient and productive property located just west of Steamboat Springs. The ranch consists mostly of the open grassy meadows typical of river corridors flanked by oak, sage and aspen covered hillsides. A custom 5,500 sq. ft. log home sits at the rivers edge; long views up the river are visible from nearly every room in the house. With 414 acres configured along a significant stretch of notable live water, the Meyers Yampa River Ranch is a place to perfect angling skills in a wild and scenic part of Colorado's Rocky Mountain west.
Christy Belton Ranch and Resort Realty
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$5,750,000 925 acres 5 Beds | 6 Baths | 1 ½ Bath | 6507 sqft
33600 Trout Meadow Road, Oak Creek, CO 80467 - Routt County

Trout Creek Ranch

Trout Creek Ranch is 925 acres located 12 miles southwest of Steamboat Springs. A custom built 6,500 s.f. home overlooks the 2+ miles of Trout Creek winding its way through the valley below. Water rights convey; approximately 240 acres are irrigated and subirrigated with the balance of the land being well-suited for grazing. Cast a line in the aptly named Trout Creek, ride through the emerald green meadows, fly through the powder snow on a snowmobile--the ranch is primed for all kinds of recreational pursuits and is a short drive to the Steamboat ski slopes. The luxury home, constructed by a builder known for quality construction, is perfectly sited to take full advantage the creek view as it meanders back and forth through the irrigated pa
Christy Belton Ranch and Resort Realty
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$3,500,000 524 acres 3 Beds | 2 Baths | 2064 sqft
Fairplay, CO 80440 - Park County

Arrowhead Platte Ranch

If you're in the market for the quintessential Colorado mountain ranch, look no further than the Arrowhead Platte Ranch! Located on the banks of the South Fork of the South Platte River, this 524 acre property is a sportsmans paradise! While only 15 minutes from the town of Fairplay, Colorado, when you are on this ranch you'll feel like you're 100 miles from anyone. Every morning you'll wake up to the amazing views of the snowcapped peaks from the master bedroom of this 2,064 SqFt custom log home. Spend the day fly-fishing, hunting, riding or looking for arrowheads. In addition to the custom log home, there are two historic homesteader cabins that are rustic yet functional and will make your guests feel like theyve stepped back 80 year
St. James Sporting Properties St. James Sporting Properties
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$1,375,000 38 acres
29840 County Road 64, Clark, CO 80428 - Routt County

29840 Routt County Road 64

Bordered by the Routt National Forest on two sides, this 38 acre guest ranch has over 800 feet of private frontage along the crystal-clear Elk River. The property is located 20 paved miles from Steamboat and 3 miles from the quaint community of Clark with a deli/post office/store, schools, fire station and restaurant. The ranch is currently operated as a commercial resort that can accommodate up to 14 guests. The remodeled lodge has a commercial kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, office and dining area. Five self-contained cabins range in size from a studio to 2 bedrooms. Various outbuildings include an adventure center, horse barn, and a hay shed. A path along the river has been cleared for easy access to small, sandy beach areas and fishing po
Christy Belton Ranch and Resort Realty
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$100,000,000 56,050 acres 9 Beds | 10 Baths | 11000 sqft
Hayden, CO 81639 - Routt County

Cross Mountain Ranch

Located in northwest Colorado, the 56,050 +/- deeded acre Cross Mountain Ranch represents one of the largest and most diverse recreational and operating ranches on the market today. A wildlife preserve stretching over four counties and 168,000+/- acres of leased National Forest, BLM, State and Park Service lands, the ranch is home to North Americas largest elk herd. It is an ecologically diverse landscape with several miles of river frontage on the Yampa, Little Snake and Williams Fork Rivers and numerous other streams, lakes, and ponds. With valuable and historic water rights and within forty-five minutes from the resort town of Steamboat Springs and twenty minutes from a commercial airport, Cross Mountain Ranch is an incredible legacy ra
Mirr Ranch Group Mirr Ranch Group
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$13,600,000 5,815 acres
Walden, CO 80480 - Jackson County

Double R Ranch

A historic and scenic working ranch with miles of trophy fly-fishing and extraordinary water rights, the Double R Ranch consists of approximately 5,815 +/- deeded acres, with 10,550 +/- acres of adjoining public land leases. Double R Ranch has a carrying capacity of 925 cow/calf pairs, and valuable water rights that irrigate 3,150 acres of hay ground. Fly-fishermen will enjoy private frontage on 4.3 miles of the North Platte River, 5 miles of Beaver Creek, .9 miles of the Roaring Fork, and .5 miles of Hell Creek that meander through the irrigated meadows. Double R includes numerous well maintained improvements that fit the scale and needs of an operating cattle ranch, perimeter fencing with good interior roads, wells, access to utilities, a
Mirr Ranch Group Mirr Ranch Group
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$3,600,000 181 acres 3 Beds | 2 Baths | 2800 sqft
Kremmling, CO 80459 - Grand County

Open Box Z Ranch

With nearly 3/4 of a mile of both sides of the renowned Troublesome Creek, Open Box Z Ranch offers exceptional private fishing only two hours away from Denver in Grand County, Colorado. There is a recently remodeled/updated 2,800 square foot home on the property with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The property enjoys exceptional water rights, with the ability to construct ponds, improve stream/fish habitat, and irrigate approximately 100 acres. Excellent elk and mule deer hunting opportunities exist on both the deeded ground and millions of acres of BLM, state, and National Forest land surrounding the property. Contact Jeff or Pat.
Mirr Ranch Group Mirr Ranch Group
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$2,350,000 70 acres
45960 County Road 129, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 - Routt County

Middle Elk River Ranch

70 acres with 1/4 mile both sides of the Elk River-just 7 paved miles north of Steamboat. Located along the sought after Elk River and just off of Routt County Road 129, this property is easy to access from town. The acreage north of the river (approximately 13 acres) is completely covered in cottonwoods and pines, providing a private and quiet setting along the banks of the river. The south bank of the river is flanked by a steep hillside loaded with game trails that wind through the thick pine forest. The remaining acreage on the south side of the Elk River is a level-to-rolling aspen covered bench that attracts elk, deer, bear and an occasional moose. The property is within a half mile of the Routt National Forest and an additional 2 mil
Christy Belton Ranch and Resort Realty
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$7,900,000 93 acres
McCoy, CO 80463 - Eagle County

Rocking TW Ranch

Rocking TW Ranch comprises 90+acres with over a mile of Colorado River frontage, & bordering BLM. Most of the ranch is irrigated pastures, comes with 8.793 cfs water rights, and has ranch road access to almost the whole ranch. The architectural highlight is a 7,800 sqft custom luxury family home that sits high on a bluff overlooking the Colorado River, with spectacular views of red rock cliffs, and green pastures. The house is exquisitely built; a contemporary take on a barn, with 4 bedrooms/4.5 baths, sports bar, home theater room, office, weight room, and a 3 car garage. A large horse barn and caretaker house are on the fenced and gated property. Within +45 minutes of Vail and just over 1 hour to Steamboat Springs the Rocking TW Ranch is
Alex Maher Live Water Properties
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$20,500,000 4,832 acres 3 Beds | 2 Baths | 1774 sqft
1667 County Road 22, Fairplay, CO 80440 - Park County

Winding River Ranch

Ideally located within convenient proximity to a major metropolitan area and thriving international airport is the Winding River Ranch, an offering with recreational appeal like no other in the West. With rich riparian corridor flanking 4.5 miles of incredible trout-filled river and timbered hillsides that border national forest, this ranch is a true sportsmans paradise. In addition to the meandering miles of trophy trout fishing on the pristine 4,832-acre ranch, there are 4 lakes totaling approximately 30 acres. The Winding River Ranch is comprised of 4,832 acres located at the base of the 43,000-acre Buffalo Peaks Wilderness featuring miles of managed brown, brook, cutthroat and rainbow trout habitat on the South Fork of the South Platte
Alex Maher Live Water Properties
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$7,200,000 579 acres
Jefferson, CO 80456 - Park County

Tarryall Tailwater Ranch

The Tarryall Tailwater Ranch is comprised of 579 scenic acres with sub-irrigated meadows, big mountain views and dramatic rock outcroppings. The ranch is virtually encompassed by Pike National Forest and is teeming with wildlife visitors. What sets the Tarryall Tailwater Ranch apart is approximately 5 miles of both sides of Tarryall Creek that is situated immediately downstream of the Tarryall Reservoir. This meandering fishery winds its way from the outlet of Tarryall Reservoir through the ranch for providing habitat for line-ripping rainbow trout, territorial brown trout and the aquatic entomolgy necessary to keep all the fish species fat and happy. There has been a collaborative fishery enhancement on this fishery upstream from the ranch
Alex Maher Live Water Properties